Intern, Feature Film Program Los Angeles, CA

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DATES WORKED: September 3, 2014 – May 23, 2015

POSITION SUMMARY: The FFP intern will learn how to evaluate and provide feedback on work-in-progress screenplays.

CONSIDERATIONS: Must be able to commit to 20 hours per week.

• Assist in the screenplay submissions process for annual January and June Screenwriters Labs; read and provide coverage (written feedback) on submitted projects.
• Maintain FileMaker Pro database and FluidReview database with required and updated information.
• Read and evaluate work-in-progress screenplays.
• Respond to general inquiries from the public.
• Research and track up-and-coming filmmakers.
• Assist with planning year-round department events and Sundance Film Festival preparations.
• Assist with special projects as needed.
Other duties as assigned.

• Employee has legal authorization to work in the United States.
• Degree or working towards a degree in film preferred.
• Experience working with databases preferred.
• Knowledge of computer skills - Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Outlook.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Candidates must be proactive and detail oriented.
• Must have a strong interest in independent film.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested and qualified applicants may apply by completing an online application at,

Sundance Institute is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the discovery and development of independent artists and audiences. Through its programs, the Institute seeks to discover, support, and inspire independent film and theatre artists from the United States and around the world, and to introduce audiences to their new work.

Sundance Institute is dedicated to equal opportunity employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran or disabled status, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

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